On the heels of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement that it had fully approved Pfizer and BioTech’s Covid-19 vaccine, New York City will require every Department of Education employee to have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by September 27. There is no ability to opt out.
They Got Richer But Their Workers Didn’t: Bill de Blasio Encourages New Yorkers to Buy Local Rather Than From Amazon This Prime Day
Not too many Americans had a good year financially in 2020. Jeff Bezos, however, had a banner year. The fortune of the Amazon founder only grew while people were stuck in their houses.
Amazon has been heavily criticized for the pay and treatment of its workers despite massive profits. On Monday, the online retailer celebrated its Prime Day, offering major discounts on popular items. Bill de Blasio encouraged New Yorkers to instead shop locally.
Former US Attorney Preet Bharara Says Trump Facing “A Good Likelihood of a Charge” in NYC
One of Donald Trump’s first actions as President was to fire US Attorney Preet Bharara. The move was met with widespread condemnation. Bharara had become a hero in New York City after prosecuting a number of the city’s worst financial cheats.
The NYC Exodus Continues As Trump Jr., Guilfoyle Buy a $9 Million Mansion in Florida
The story of the Trump family began in New York City. Fred Trump, the family patriarch owned thousands of properties all over Queens and Brooklyn.
While son Donald claims he was a self made man, he actually inherited his father’s real estate empire. He then proceeded to build hideous properties all over the city.
Report: Prices For Donald Trump’s New York City Properties Are in Absolute Freefall
Long before he ever became President of the United States, Donald Trump worked in real estate. He didn’t build an empire so much as he inherited an empire from his father, Fred.
And while Trump has built and maintained properties all around the world, New York City has always been his main target. New York, though, is also a fickle market place. And the city is now punished Trump for his abuses while in office.
Report: Andrew Yang Looking to Run For Mayor of New York City
The 2020 Democratic primary introduced a number of voters to candidates they may not have known before. Pete Buttigieg went from being an Indiana mayor to an essential surrogate for Joe Biden. Marianne Williamson went viral, but not necessarily for the best reasons.
Megyn Kelly Claims She’s Leaving New York City Over Liberal Response to George Floyd Killing
At one point, Megyn Kelly was Fox News shining star. She was paid well and had huge ratings. She decided to leave Fox, however, to host her own show on NBC News.
That decision turned out to be an unmitigated disaster. Kelly failed to connect to viewers outside the Fox audience. And she was cancelled after making offensive comments about Halloween costumes that included blackface.
Andrew Cuomo: Trump “Better Have an Army” If He Wants to Walk the Streets of New York
Andrew Cuomo slammed Donald Trump for a memo aimed at defunding New York and other Democrat-led cities on Wednesday. The Governor said the President was no longer welcome in his hometown.
Cuomo, a Democrat, told reporters that Trump’s memo on cutting federal funds to “anarchist jurisdictions” was unenforceable and an unnecessary attack on the city.
Trump Calls Black Lives Matter a “Symbol of Hate”
Donald Trump has called Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hate.” The President took to Twitter to attack New York City and Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday.
“NYC is cutting Police $’s by ONE BILLION DOLLARS, and yet the NYC Mayor is going to paint a big, expensive, yellow Black Lives Matter sign on Fifth Avenue, denigrating this luxury Avenue,” Trump wrote.
Amazon Picks Northern Va. and NYC for New Headquarters
Amazon’s second headquarters — called HQ2 — will be in Northern Virginia’s Crystal City and in New York City, The Washington Post reported last night.
The company is expected to announce today that it is splitting its additional HQ location that will create up to 50,000 jobs, between the two East Coast major cities.
Trump Welcomed Back To NYC By Hundreds Of Protesters Chanting ‘Lock Him Up’
If Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation continues to unfold the way it currently is, the "lock him up" chants could become a reality.
Trump’s ‘Pittsburgh, Not Paris’ Rally A Massive Flop Compared To Nationwide ‘March For Truth’
It's clear where the political energy is in this country right now, and it's not with Donald Trump.
Thousands Participate In ‘March For Truth’ To Demand Trump Be Held Accountable For Russia Ties
Americans are reminding Donald Trump that they will not rest until the truth comes out about his administration's ties to Russia.
Palm Beach and New York City Take Economic Hit from Trump Visits
It has cost New York City $35 million to protect Trump since the election and Florida residents are stuck with bills for Thanksgiving and the Holidays
Listen to Donald Trump Get Booed as He Arrives at His Polling Place
Donald Trump was booed as he arrived at his polling place, a New York City school, P.S. 59 around 11 a.m this morning
Big Win For South Carolina Teachers As Stephen Colbert Funds $800K Worth Of Grant Requests
Stephen Colbert announced that he plans to fulfill every existing grant request made by SC public school teachers on DonorsChoose.org.
Rudy Giuliani Says He Can’t Be Racist Because President Obama’s Mother Was White
After claiming that President Obama doesn't love America at a dinner Wednesday night, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told the New York Times Thursday that his comments cannot be deemed racist because the President was raised and taught by white people.
Rudy Giuliani Reaches New Low By Claiming President Obama Doesn’t Love America
During a dinner Wednesday night, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani told a group of prominent Republicans that he believes that President Obama does not love America and "he wasn't brought up the way you were brought up."
Mike Huckabee Slams “Trashy” Women At Fox News For Cussing Too Much
Mike Huckabee complains about "trashy" women, but his insistence on trashing women, is the real problem that needs to be addressed.
Fox News Still Falsely Claiming Muslim Leaders Have Been Silent On Charlie Hebdo Attack
While French law enforcement was engaged in standoffs with the terrorists responsible for the Charlie Hebdo attack, ultimately killing three of them, Fox News decided to push the canard that Muslims leaders around the world have remained silent on the attacks and have not expressed any condemnation or outrage.
Rudy Giuliani Uses Charlie Hebdo Tragedy To Demand America Become A Police State
During an appearance on Fox & Friends Thursday, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani used the terrorist attack on a French newspaper to insist that the United States needs to have a police presence inside all Muslim places of worship.
Fox News Contributor Says “Communist Mayor” Bill De Blasio Will Cause Terror Attack In NYC
During an appearance on Fox & Friends Wednesday morning, retired US Air Force general and current Fox News contributor Tom McInerney claimed "political correctness" caused the terror attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in France and New York City's "communist mayor" would set the stage for another one in the United States.
NYPD Police Leader “We Are Now A Wartime Police Department and Will Act Accordingly”
Mayor de Blasio with the notion in the NYPD that they are engaged in a war against their superiors or law-abiding citizens
Fox News Host Makes Unsubstantiated Claim That Obama And Eric Holder Are “Anti-Police”
While guest hosting Fox News' Hannity Monday night, Katie Pavlich said during a panel discussion that President Obama "has a track record of being anti-police" without providing any concrete proof of that being the case.
Republican Congressman Michael Grimm To Resign From Office After Felony Conviction
New York Republican Congressman Michael Grimm is resigning, after pleading guilty to felony tax evasion.
Black Cops Feel Threatened By And Fear Other (White) Officers
Black New York City police officers admitted they are regularly racially profiled by white officers and worse
Joe Scarborough Predictably Blames Protesters For Senseless Deaths Of Two NYPD Officers
During the Monday morning broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough delivered a monologue where he specifically blamed the protests over the Michael Brown and Eric Garner deaths for the shooting deaths of two NYPD officers.
Bill Clinton Says Eric Garner “Didn’t Deserve To Die” For Selling Untaxed Cigarettes
In an interview with Fusion that will air in its entirety Tuesday evening, former President Bill Clinton told interviewer Jorge Ramos that Eric Garner did not deserve to die for the minor crime of selling untaxed cigarettes.
St. Louis Motorist Hits Protesters With Minivan Then Threatens Them With Handgun
During a protest in St. Louis' Central West End neighborhood Wednesday night, a minivan-driving man drove through a crowd of protesters, hitting four people. After he was stopped, he waved a gun at them.
Unbelievable! New York Cop Who Killed Eric Garner With Chokehold Will Not Be Indicted
NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo will not be indicted on any charges relating to the death of Staten Island man Eric Garner. Garner's death was the result of a chokehold used by Pantaleo during an arrest.
Rudy Giuliani Tells Black People They’re To Blame For Police Brutality
Rudy Giuliani has used Fox News as a safe ground to further denigrate the black community and justify the racist remarks he made on Meet The Press. This Sunday, he showed up on Fox News Sunday and continued to blame blacks for any mistreatment they may receive from law enforcement.
GOP Minority Outreach: Rudy Giuliani Continues Racist Tirade Over Michael Brown Killing
Over the past few days, both before and after the St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has made waves over his racially insensitive statements regarding Michael Brown's death and criminal statistics within the black community.
Religious Purity Movement By Right-Wing Fanatics Threatens Faith in America
What is curious, is that although America is not, was not, and never will be a Christian nation, there are signs that a religious purity crusade is gaining traction.
Chris Christie’s Fear Mongering Ebola Quarantine Of Nurse Blows Up In His Face
On Monday, a day after he told Fox News he had "no second thoughts" about his decision to forcibly quarantine a nurse who had just returned from West Africa, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie reversed course and announced that he was allowing Kaci Hickox to return to her home in Maine.
Senator Ted Cruz’s Deputy Chief Of Staff Says Obamacare Is To Blame For Ebola
After it had been confirmed that a doctor in New York City had tested positive for Ebola, conservatives reignited their fear mongering and Obama-blaming over the disease. Among them was Nick Muzin, Deputy Chief of Staff for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).
Jon Stewart Obliterates Republicans By Highlighting Their Ignorance On Climate Change
On Monday night's episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, host Jon Stewart devoted the first segment of his program to the subject of climate change.
Michael Bloomberg Picks Up James Brady’s Legacy Where Republicans Abandoned It
In this season of discontent, we lost a legend in the crusade for sensible gun reform. James S. Brady, the former White House press secretary for Ronald Reagan, died earlier this month, more than 30 years after being wounded in an assassination attempt on the President in Washington D.C.
Progressive House Members Stand In Solidarity With Striking Fast Food Workers
On Thursday, thousands of fast food workers across the nation walked out on their shifts to protest the low wages and lack of union representation in their industry.
Pete Seeger: A Remembrance of a Legend By Artist Bill Day
Political cartoonist Bill Day recalls the impact musician Pete Seeger had on his life and remembers him in a touching column.
Democrats Need To Rally Around the Issue of Income Inequality in America
As sick as we might all be of partisan infighting, this is a battle we need to have. This isn't a pointless test of ideological purity to source a base pleasing candidate.
‘People With Conventional Views’: Welcome To The Real Modern Family, Washington Post.
The political and media firestorm about Richard Cohen's recent column, as typical, missed the real issues.
Does de Blasio Victory in NYC Offer Post-Racial Blueprint for American Cities?
In recent decades (starting with the ascent of former President William J. Clinton to the White House in 1992), "true" liberals have stood by helplessly as members of both of the nation's political parties continued to drift further to the right.
Winners and Losers From Last Night’s Off-Off Year Elections
There were many winners and losers (and one who won and lost) in last night's elections, but the biggest winner was liberalism.
Stop-and-Frisk is Back, So If You’re Black, Assume the Position
NYC's stop-and-frisk program was going to start seeing reforms including oversight and cameras on patrol, but a federal court has halted it.
After His Campaign’s Misogynistic Meltdown, Anthony Weiner Must Go
Anthony Weiner needs to get out of the race after the vile, misogynistic tantrum his communications director, Barbara Morgan.
Can Government Pick Up Where Unions Left Off?
With union power waning, governments are implementing workers' rights. It's time to build a national movement built on grassroots efforts.